Nobel Prizes

April 11, 2018 - 5:57 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Sweden's king says the resignation of three members from the Swedish Academy awarding the Nobel Literature Prize is "deeply unfortunate and risk seriously damaging" the body's "important activities." The prestigious Nobel institution has been troubled by the resignation...
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April 09, 2018 - 7:39 am
STOCKHOLM (AP) — In a story April 6 about the resignation of three members of the Swedish Academy, which awards the Nobel Literature Prize, The Associated Press misspelled the last name of another academy member. She is Katarina Frostenson, not Forstensson. A corrected version of the story is below...
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Students of the school of Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai flash victory sign in her hometown of Swat Valley in Pakistan, Friday, March 30, 2018. A Pakistani women's activist says Malala Yousafzai, who is back in Pakistan for the first time since the Taliban shot her in 2012, is hoping to visit her Swat Valley hometown but that the trip depends on security clearances from the government.(AP Photo/Naveed Ali)
March 31, 2018 - 6:17 am
MINGORA, Pakistan (AP) — The Latest on Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai's return to Pakistan (all times local): 10:40 a.m. Pakistan's Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai has entered her home in the northwestern town of Mingora in the Swat Valley the first time since 2012. That was...
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Pakistan's Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai, center, poses for a photograph with her family members at her native home during a visit to Mingora, the main town of Pakistan Swat Valley, Saturday, March 31, 2018. Yousafzai arrived in her hometown for the first time since a Taliban militant shot her there in 2012 for advocating girls' education. (AP Photo/Abdullah Sherin)
March 31, 2018 - 4:42 am
MINGORA, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan's Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai on Saturday arrived in her hometown for the first time since a Taliban militant shot her there in 2012 for advocating girls' education. Yousafzai and her family arrived in a helicopter provided by the Pakistani military,...
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A Pakistani customer looks at a book of Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai at a book store in Islamabad, Pakistan, Friday, March 30, 2018. A Pakistani women's activist said Friday that Yousafzai, who has returned to Pakistan's capital Islamabad for the first time since a Taliban militant shot her in 2012, was hoping to visit her Swat Valley hometown but that the trip depended on security clearances from the government. (AP Photo/B.K. Bangash)
March 31, 2018 - 2:52 am
MINGORA, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan's Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai on Saturday arrived in her hometown for the first time since a Taliban militant shot her there in 2012 for advocating girls' education. Yousafzai and her family arrived in a helicopter provided by the Pakistani military,...
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Students of the school of Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai flash victory sign in her hometown of Swat Valley in Pakistan, Friday, March 30, 2018. A Pakistani women's activist says Malala Yousafzai, who is back in Pakistan for the first time since the Taliban shot her in 2012, is hoping to visit her Swat Valley hometown but that the trip depends on security clearances from the government.(AP Photo/Naveed Ali)
March 31, 2018 - 1:49 am
MINGORA, Pakistan (AP) — The Latest on Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai's return to Pakistan (all times local): 10:40 a.m. Pakistan's Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai has entered her home in the northwestern town of Mingora in the Swat Valley the first time since 2012. That was...
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A Pakistani student teaches her class fellows at the school of Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai in her hometown of Swat Valley in Pakistan, Friday, March 30, 2018. A Pakistani women's activist says Malala Yousafzai, who is back in Pakistan for the first time since the Taliban shot her in 2012, is hoping to visit her Swat Valley hometown but that the trip depends on security clearances from the government. (AP Photo/Naveed Ali)
March 30, 2018 - 9:07 am
MINGORA, Pakistan (AP) — A Pakistani women's activist said Friday that Malala Yousafzai, who has returned to Pakistan's capital Islamabad for the first time since a Taliban militant shot her in 2012, was hoping to visit her Swat Valley hometown but that the trip depended on security clearances from...
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A Pakistani student teaches her class fellows at the school of Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai in her hometown of Swat Valley in Pakistan, Friday, March 30, 2018. A Pakistani women's activist says Malala Yousafzai, who is back in Pakistan for the first time since the Taliban shot her in 2012, is hoping to visit her Swat Valley hometown but that the trip depends on security clearances from the government. (AP Photo/Naveed Ali)
March 30, 2018 - 6:37 am
MINGORA, Pakistan (AP) — A Pakistani women's activist said Friday that Malala Yousafzai, who has returned to Pakistan's capital Islamabad for the first time since Taliban militants shot her in 2012, was hoping to visit her Swat Valley hometown but that the trip depended on security clearances from...
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In this photo released by the Press Information Department, Pakistani Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai, second from left, receives a souvenir from Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, center, Prime Minister of Pakistan with her family members in Islamabad, Pakistan, Thursday, March 29, 2018. Yousafzai on Thursday said she was excited to be back in Pakistan for the first time since she was shot in 2012 by Taliban militants angered at her championing of education for girls. (Press Information Department, via AP)
March 30, 2018 - 4:11 am
MINGORA, Pakistan (AP) — A Pakistani women's activist says Malala Yousafzai, who is back in Pakistan for the first time since the Taliban shot her in 2012, is hoping to visit her Swat Valley hometown but that the trip depends on security clearances from the government. Security was visibly beefed...
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March 01, 2018 - 8:56 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The Norwegian Nobel Committee, which selects winners of the peace prize, says someone using a stolen identity has nominated U.S. President Donald Trump for the award. The Norwegian news agency NTB quoted committee secretary Olav Njolstad as saying it appears the same...
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